Stephens Lori of Henderson Island

Stephens Lori is endemic to Henderson Island

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Stephens Lori (Vini stepheni) is a bird species, mostly a red-and-green lorikeet. It has¬†green above and red below, with a large red face patch, bluish purple thighs, and a greenish chest band. It is endemic to the native primary forest on Henderson Island, where it is unlike any other local species. The most common call is a fast trisyllabic “tsililit.” Image by S Oppel is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.